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How a single typo let a hacker steal over £500,000 worth of cryptocurrency

Crypto-anonymising protocol Zcoin reveals more about the internal code bug.<p>A simple one-digit typo within the source code of a cryptocurrency called …

Using Emacs

Emacs is a very popular and extremely powerful text editor. Emacs is installed on SSCC Linux servers, Windows Terminal Servers, and the lab PCs in …

Colombia Declares Bitcoin and Other Digital Currencies Illegal

Advertisement<p>An article published by Colombian publication PanAm Post suggests bitcoin, and digital currencies in general, are now illegal in …

Bitcoin

A laser printer without ink or toner

Lasers that ‘softly’ burn paper could be the next evolution in printing. Former students of the University of Technology in Delft, Netherlands, have developed a technology that can print on any kind of paper without consumables, such as toner or ink.<p>This technique is not unlike burning paper using …

Here's why bitcoin is tumbling

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>The price of bitcoin continues to fall, and the digital currency has fluctuated wildly in recent weeks:<p>Following major success, including a 120% gain, in 2016, and crossing the …

Cryptocurrency

This is the iPhone VR headset you’ve been waiting for

Virtual reality on smartphones is still in its infancy, with Google Cardboard and Samsung’s Gear VR being the most popular options for those wanting …

Virtual Reality

R3, 8 Member Banks Test Intel Blockchain Prototype

Advertisement<p><b>A group of 8 banks from the R3 blockchain consortium have successfully tested a blockchain prototype developed by Intel by simulating</b> …

Blockchain